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Sep 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
this week's united nation's general assembly. among the big issues, a bid for palestinian statehood. >> reporter: united nations secretary general ban ki-moon says the agented a for this year's general a accept -- the agenda for this year's general assembly in new york are more crowded than ever, the global economic crisis, familiar in and the middle east are the topics. >> we live in a time when there's this huge disconnect between the way the political system works and the way the economic system works. >> reporter: president obama sideline meetings and speech are expected to focus on the struggle for freedom and democratic transitions in these regions and mid-east peace efforts. the world will be watching palestinian president ahmadinejad to see if he pushes for a vote on palestinian statehood despite a threat of a veto by the united states and israeli opposition. previous attempts at negotiations between israeli and palestinian authorities have failed, but israel and the u.s. believe the only path to palestinian statehood is through direct peace talks. >> whatever happens with t
Sep 19, 2011 4:00am PDT
. >>> president obama is among the world leaders to come to new york this week for the united nations general assembly. secretary of state clinton met with the pakistanis yesterday. there's a demand by palestine to be made a full u.n. member. the u.s. is threatening to vie tow that effort. >>> and the two american hikers being held in iran are hoping to be released this week while the president of iran is at the u.n. they had hoped to be set free over the weekend. a judge whose signature was needed to sign the release record won't be back from vacation until tomorrow at the earliest. >>> dominique strauss-kahn has given his first interview since having a sexual encounter with a hotel maid. he says he regrets the incident kept him from a leadership role in france and he blasts the u.s. justice system. here's jeffrey kofman. >> reporter: what happened was more than an inappropriate relation, adding it was a moral failing. strauss-kahn was one of the most powerful men in the world. in an instant last may, his world clapped. he lied, he said, in this, his first public statement about the case. he
Sep 19, 2011 12:30am PDT
the world will come to new york for the opening of the united nations general assembly. housing starts are al on tuesday. that is the total of new residential units that began construction last month. wednesday, the nation's realtors report the number of homes in august. also, federal reserve market committee opens up the monthly meeting extended from two days to one after device sieve debate. >> this 10,500-square-foot home on malibu's exclusive billionaire beach is for sale this weekend. with a minimum bid of $22 million, a loss of 65%, by the way, this mansion is the most expensive home ever to be put on the block in the united states. a sign that the housing market's collapse deflated even the most wealthy neighborhoods. bidders, of course, must be preapproved. >>> my guest next week, president bill clinton. haves a go weea good week, ever i'll see you next weekend. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] because you never stop improving your recipe... we never stop improving ours. we've added a touch of philly cream cheese to kraft natural shredded cheese, which adds a touch of creamy to any
Sep 19, 2011 5:30am EDT
. >>> president obama travels to new york city participating in the united nations general assembly. he will attend additional bilateral and multilateral means meetings and deliver remark on the clinton global initiative. >>> amog agenda items, implementing job strategies for the unemployed. [audio not understandable] and a 9/11 remembrance led by michael bloomberg. >>> have you fallen behind on your mortgage payments and look for help, scamers can be on the lookout for you. this morning scam alert the lawsuit they are using to try to get more money out of your pocket. >>> and if you plan a fall trip why there may be in great deals out there for airlines. we will take a look. plus, a scottish terrier is 49,000 dollars richer. a dog. how one woman's pet took a bite out of her inherentans. we are back in a bit. keurig. everybody knows the best place for a good time is mississippi. and that's only until they visited us in louisiana. which is a distant second to sunny florida. for beautiful vacation, nothing beats alabama. ok, we'll never agree on who's best. but we can all agree on one thi
Sep 19, 2011 4:00pm PDT
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Sep 19, 2011 2:00pm PDT
world leaders are coming to new york for the 66th annual united nations general assembly. secretary of the state, hillary clinton, is here in new york. she is working furiously to try to avoid a high stakes international clash, international clash i should say, over palestinian statehood. the palestinian authority president said today he will submit an application for statehood to the united nations security council on friday. joinsing us here in new york is our senior united nation's correspondent richard roth. richard, walk us through as the stakes are really enormous right now, what we expect will happen in the coming days. >> we got a big clue today that meeting you just saw of secretary-general with the leader of the palestinians. according to the u.n., abass will submit for the u.n. friday h which is win the palestinians plan to speak. so nothing is expected unless there is dramatic development until friday. he seems intend ease told the u.n. in effect going to the security council where the united states veto does loom. the british foreign secretary today saying maybe you don
Sep 19, 2011 4:30am EDT
gather in new york city for the opening session of the united nations general assembly. one of the issues up for discussion is the recognition of the palestinian authority as an independent state. several donor nations are reaffirming the authority's readiness for statehood based on reports from key international financial institutions and the u.n. the funeral for kara kennedy, the oldest child of the late senator edward kennedy will be held wednesday at holy trinity church in d.c. the 51-year-old kennedy died friday at a health club. she collapsed after her daily workout. a wake will be held tuesday. both the wake and the funeral will be open to the public. the burial will be private. >>> and funeral plans are also being made for the daughter of former vice president walter mondale. 51-year-old eleanor mondale died after battling brain cancer for several years. she was a television reporter and a radio show host after getting small parts on the big and small screen. she had been off the air since 2009 when she announced the cancer had returned. >>> for the first time in four years, the w
Sep 19, 2011 8:30am PDT
for new york tuesday... to attend the united nations general assembly and other events. upon his arrival on wednesday, korea time... president lee will receive the world statesman award presented by the appeal of conscience foundation... for his contribution to world peace, democracy and human rights. he will also make an official visit to the un headquarters... and deliver a keynote speech at the 66th un general assembly. on thursday... president lee is to make another keynote speech at a high-level nuclear safety meeting... aimed at discussing measures to ensure nuclear safety... and elaborating on the significance... of the upcoming 2012 nuclear security summit slated to be held in seoul. after wrapping up his new york trip... the korean leader will visit seattle to meet with korean residents there... before arriving samsung electronics' laptop computers have been winning excellent consumer reviews in the united states. consumer reports... a monthly magazine published by the us consumers union... has selected samsung's qx411 model and a computer made by hewlett packard as the best 14
Sep 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
including president obama will converge on new york this week for the opening of the united nations general assembly. palestinians' quest for statehood is likely to dominate discussions of the next few days. >>> the television world honored its brightest hours last night at the emmy awards. charlie sheen made a surprise appearance. he was on his best behavior when he delivered a message to his former classmates. >> from the bottom of my heart i wish you nothing but the best for this upcoming season. [applause] >> interesting. he was fired earlier this year after he fought with producers. last night he presented the trophy for best comedy in that acting category. i think everyone was waiting for the punch line there. it seemed crest that come up. to go a new approach to winning. now let's check in with steve. he is following breaking traffic is for us. this is all look pretty. >> this is an these birds. this is on eastbound route 7. there was an accident involving pedestrians, and it looks like only the right shoulder is getting by. singer repeated delays there. quick look
Sep 19, 2011 5:00am EDT
the tremor or were buried by the landslides right afterwards. >> the united nations general assembly opening session today. mahmoud abbas plans to amy for statehood recognize nation. they're threatening to use force. >>> the 11-month-old girls from sudan were joined at the tops of their head. the charity that funded the operation says the babies do not appear to be suffering any neurological side effects. >>> six months marks two years since the crash that nearly killed soccer star charlie davies who now plays for d.c. united. >> since the early morning wreck on the gw parkway, davies has defied the limits doctors set for him. chip reid has more on the come barque and the goals davies has for himself. >> nearly two years ago, it looked like charlie davies would never play soccer again. >> many people doubted me. in my own head, i knew nothing was going to keep me from getting back on the field. >> davies a star forward was horribly injured in a car accident near washington, d.c. that killed another passenger. davies' right leg was fractured in three places. his eye socket was shattered. his
Sep 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
the united nations general assembly meeting. the question of the meeting is palestinian statehood. they have announced their intention to submit an application to the u.n. security council. the united states and europe ar willing to fight over this, saying it will delay already stalled peace talks in the in region. >>> former imf chief dominique strauss-kahn is calling it an error the encounter with a hotel maid in new york. he insisted the encounter did not involve violence, constraint, or aggression, but he added he will, quote, regret it infinitely. new york city prosecutors dropped charges against strauss-kahn last month, but he still faces a civil lawsuit. >>> his story is bizarre, but prosecutors say he believed it. a teenage english speaking boy who showed up at berlin city hall claiming he spent years living in the woods. according to "the daily mirror." the 17-year-old boy who calls himself ray walked out of woods early this morning. his father took him into the forest when his mother died five years ago. he said he left after burying his dad who recently died. interpol and police
Sep 19, 2011 9:00am EDT
york city. does a fundraiser tonight. and does the united nations general assembly opening. we'll see you at the jack lue briefing. >> one more thing to point out in the president's debt plan. in this focus on millionaires. a little bit of a message victory for chuck schumer who is a big advocate of trying to create the millionaire line, if you will, the proverbial drawing that line on this. the white house pushed back big time at the time when it was done. now they're embracing that populism today. interesting side note. speaking of what i was talking about at the united nations. u.s. officials are trying to head off a dramatic showdown over whether to admit an independent palestine to the united nations. hanging in the balance, aid to palestinians, relations with israel and the president's own political future. nbc's john ray is live for us in tel-aviv. in a perverse sort of way, isn't the ewe united states happier today that the palestinians are going to go to the security council rather than the general assembly when it's looking for increased recognition on the world stage? >> i
Sep 19, 2011 11:00am EDT
where he is scheduled to attend the united nations general assembly. before leaving, he told reporters he planned to discuss quote reforms in world management at the u.n. meeting. >>> while skeptics continue to voice their doubts about the president's jobs plan, he still has one major figure in his corner. bill clinton. in a "today" show exclusive, expressed support not only for the plan, but the president's proposal making millionaires pay more. >> republicans in washington always say the same thing. any tax on any upper income person is bad because they're job creators. it's an insult to those people. they don't mind being asked to pay their fair share. >> the former president is bringing together the top minds in the world of business in new york for his sixth global initiative this week. the question is why aren't more democrats cheerleading the president's economic policies? jared bernstein is a contributor and served as chief economist for joe biden. it's nice to see you this morning. let's get straight to it, talk about the president's new initiatives. republicans are balking, b
Sep 19, 2011 12:00pm EDT
of the united nations general assembly on friday. >> martin fletcher in tel aviv. thank you. >>> republicans have another showdown in florida. fresh off the california straw poll and it was not one of the front runners who came out on top. >>> plus, can the postal service even be saved? i'll ask the post master general when he joins me in just a few minutes. she won't eat eggs without hot sauce. she has kind of funny looking toes. she's always touching my hair. and she does this dancing finger thing. [ male announcer ] with advanced technology from ge, now doctors can diagnose diseases like breast cancer on a cellular level. so that women, like kristy's mom, can get personalized treatment that's as unique as she is. [ kristy ] she's definitely not like other moms. yeah, my mom is pretty weird. ♪ her morning begins with arthritis pain. that's a coffee and two pills. the afternoon tour begins with more pain and more pills. the evening guests arrive. back to sore knees. back to more pills. the day is done but hang on... her doctor recommended aleve. just 2 pills can keep arthritis pain away a
Sep 19, 2011 10:00am PDT
leaderers are gathering in new york city for the annual opening of the united nations general assembly. the palestinians' bid for full membership is expected to dominate the meetings. the united nations all 193 nations, are representeded in the general assembly. you can consider the general assembly really the main policy making body of the u.n., like our congress. but each country, rich or poor, small or large, gets equal representation. one vote. a full range of international issues is on the table, including historic talks today on diseases such as hiv, diabetes and cancer. but the big question weighing over this session is whether the u.n. will recognize palestine as a state. let's go straight to our senior state department producer elise labott. we understand that the u.n. secretary-general and the palestinian president mahmoud abbas met today. do you have any details about the meeting? >> we're hearing from the palestinians and from the united nations president abbas told ban ki-moon he's making good on his promise to go to the u.n. security council later this week to apply for f
Sep 19, 2011 10:00am EDT
, the president will make remarks to the united nations general assembly. it was announced last week that the palestinian president would seek unanimous vote -- recognition from the state -- for the state of palestine -- seek united nations recognition for the state of palestine, something in that bid states is opposed to. caller: thank you for taking my call, and i do respect the commander in chief. i have been in the service. i was in the air force during the vietnam era. i am retired now at my age. i like some of the things the president said, as far as getting more backbone. i think the president as the commander-in-chief, has to be decisive in his decision. however, i have seen this country over the last 40-plus years slowly deteriorated because of all the things that have been happening in our government. the government is here to serve the people, not the other way around. i would like to see the government actually take a less active role in telling the people how they should live their lives, ok? what i would like to see happen from the commander-in-chief is that he does giv
Sep 19, 2011 3:00am PDT
in that time. >>> the future of the middle east could be on the line in new york this week. the united nations general assembly begins today. >> the big showdown looming with the palestinians seeking u.n. membership and statehood, and the u.s. standing in the way. here's cnn's correspondent for the u.n., richard roth. >> reporter: a potential first stop for the palestinians to apply for u.n. membership. this is the u.n. security council. though this chamber may pose the toughest obstacle to potential palestinian membership. under the rules of the organization with u.n. charter, the palestinians must first get approval from the security council in order to obtain membership and get their flag outside the building. however, in this room are permanent members of the security council who have veto power and one of them, the united states, has vowed to deny any requests for potential membership. if they want to avoid a u.s. veto, the palestinians are very likely to come here, next door, at the u.n. general assembly, already full with 193 countries. >> we will follow another line if one closes but t
Sep 19, 2011 6:00am PDT
coming here at the same time to attend the united nations general assembly. >> oh, yeah, total mess for logistical reasons, not political reasons. he'll be here later this afternoon. one point about who is pay pg all the capital gains income, this is the core of the buffett rule. that there are some people in this country who make a lot of money with their money. not with their hands. i guess you could argue with their brain, but you know, you work a tax differently. the people who work for warren buffett, 35% tax rate. the people, or the -- warren buffett paying in the high teens. you know, 80% of the capital gains income realized in the u.s. in the past 20 year has gone to the top 5% of people. according to "the washington post." that's what the white house and more progressive economists want to zero in on. when you have to find money, you go to the people who have the money, and they say that's where it is. it's a pretty easy pot to go after. >> what willie sutton used to say. all right. the president is walking in. you see the folks standing up. let's listen to the president of
Sep 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >>> iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad arrived in new york for the united nations general assembly. iran's courts, meanwhile, are considering a $1 million bail deal to release those two american hikers jailed there but the hikers must wait until tuesday for a second judge to approve the deal. >>> as you heard it was tv's biggest night at the emmy awards. "modern family" swept up a total of five statues including best comedy series again and "mad money" won again for best drama. meanwhile, alec baldwin brought drama of his own and refused to appear on the show after fox sensored a joke he made about the parent company news corps and their ongoing hacking scandal, however, charlie sheen was cool as a cucumber and wished his former castmates on "two and a half men" all the best as they start their new season without him this week, even tweeted this picture of himself with his replacement on the show ashton kutcher. much more on the emmys still ahead. 7:07. back to matt, ann and stefanie. he generally seemed to mean it. >> water under the bridge. no question about it, natalie, thank you very
Sep 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
today for the united nations general assembly. iran's courts are considering a $1 million bail deal to release two american hikers jailed there. the hikers must wait until tuesday for a second judge to approve the deal. >>> speaking for the first time publicly since his arrest on sexual assault charges in may -- >> well, she can't be too close, dominic strauss-kahn appeared on french tv yesterday. very far away from the anchor. >> there's plexiglass. >> like a lion. he admitted that a sexual encounter did occur, but maintained it did not involve violence, strain, or aggression. >> that doesn't work. >> well, you will notice -- >> french presidential hopeful, the one-time french presidential hopeful says he regrets the act and calls it a "moral failing." really? >> that's what they're calling it these days. >> that's convenient. charges against strauss-kahn were dropped last month after information from the victim -- >> look how far she is from him. seriously. >> in france we call that spitting distance. >> yeah. >> here's what you do. >> what? >> you don't try to kiss, make out with
Sep 19, 2011 4:30am PDT
are on their way to the united nations to attend the 66th annual session of the u.n. general assembly. lead irs from around the world are gathering in new york starting today. president obama is scheduled to address the assembly on wednesday. >>> 4:43 now. an anti-terror operation in great britain has led to the arrest of seven people. west midland police say six men were arrested in birmingham overnight suspected of preparing or instigating an act of terror in the united kingdom. in addition a woman was arrested this morning accused of failing to disclose information. >>> the death toll from a powerful earthquake in india has now risen to 50. the 6.9 quake happened in the northeastern part of the country yesterday. it was felt as far away as new delhi and nepal's capital katmandu. and concrete slabs and bricks and mud are cleared away to rescue trapped victims. much of the damage is still unknown because the region is in a very ve moat location. there have about -- remote location. there have been two aftershocks and experts have warned that more are possible. >>> president obama today will un
Sep 19, 2011 5:00am PDT
of troops from iraq and afghanistan. >>> and world leaders are gathering at the united nations today, attending the 66th annual session of the u.n. general assembly and some began to arrive in new york last night. and president obama is scheduled to address that assembly on wednesday. >>> an anti-terror operation in great britain has led to the arrest of seven people, west midland police say six men were arrested in birmingham overnight. they're suspected of preparing or instigating an act of terror in the united kingdom. in addition, a woman was arrested this morning, accused of failing to disclose information. >>> and the death toll has now reached 50 people after an earthquake in india. the 7.9 quake struck yesterday evening, hundreds of soldiers and police officers are now clearing away concrete slabs, and bricks and mud to rescue some of the trapped victims. much of the damage is still unknown. because the region is in such a remote location. there have been two aftershocks, and experts have warned there may be more on the way. >>> and a giant satellite is op a collision course
Sep 19, 2011 8:30am EDT
by the general assembly of the security council. but these resolutions were in vain. we go to the united nations to demand full and legal rights, which is the full membership of the state in this organization. we convey with our palestinian delegation, our people to achieve this goal and to put in and to the slaughter. and we enjoy our rights, enjoy our freedom and independence in the palestinian state on the borders of both of june 1967 with jerusalem, if jerusalem as the capital as our nation. our efforts, our continuous efforts as to reach through negotiations a solution to end the occupation and to lead to the establishment of an independent palestinian state is now reaching had longer. because of the policy of the israeli government that is rejecting, negotiations on the basis of the international legal resolutions and signed with the plo, and it's a policy of settlements as the jewish approach to jerusalem will never lead to the solution of the two countries based on the 1967 border. i will go to the united nations with big hope to have and gained this membership of our state. and this wil
Sep 19, 2011 2:00am EDT
bringing up a vote for statehood in the general assembly. we know the united states will block this, but the fallout. is there concern in the administration that the region could blow up, literally? >> there really is. and the concern is not only that the region could blow up. that is less of that. it's more of the position that this u.s. vote could put -- puts the united states in. because the last thing that the obama administration wants to do right now, in the middle of the air an spring, when they've been talking about the aspirations for all these, you know, the democratic aspirations throughout the arab world, is to be seen as if they're standing in the way and vetoing a vote that's directly to this democratic aspirations of the palestinian people. that's one of the reasons why they're trying so hard, even still, to stop this. at the risk of trying not to get too far into the weeds with this. but they still think that there's some wiggle room this week where they could maybe stop a vote from going to the security council, which is where the u.s. would have to veto it. >> all
Sep 19, 2011 12:00pm PDT
closed off outside the united nations. more than a hundred world leaders are going to be here. and the president of the united states expected to land fairly soon. he will be here tonight, tomorrow. wednesday he will address the general assembly. this is a big deal every time this year. you know what else is happening the same week? clinton global initiative. president bill clinton's annual conference. i will interview him tomorrow in new york. we will have that interview tomorrow. you know what, a lot of world leaders are here. i would like it hang out with world leaders, as you know, brooke, it is a good time to come to new york despite the gridlock. >> wolf and world leaders, getting the exercise. who do you have coming up on the state room today? >> we have someone who wants to be a world leader. she want to be the commander-in-chief. michele bachmann is joining us. she is not here in new york. she is in waterloo, iowa. that's where she was born. we are speaking to michele bachmann. we will talk about the whole controversy that erupted a week ago at the debate i moderated,
Sep 19, 2011 4:00pm EDT
president, barack obama, heads here to new york city for the opening session of the u.n. general assembly, as they do every fall. nuclear safety and libya's future are supposed to headline the conversation this week. however, stealing the show is the palestinian authority and their bid for full statehood recognition. no surprise, israel opposes such a bid and the u.s. is already verbally vowing a veto wiere it to come to that. the thing is, that could further alienate our arab allies and the rest of the arab world. which, of course, is one of the last things the obama white house would like to do right now, considering everything that is currently going on. if the palestinian move does get squashed by the security council, they will still have the opportunity to go to the general assembly floor and try and win a majority vote. between here and there, there's plenty of backroom conversations going on to try to prevent this from ever getting that far. let's bring in our monday megapanel, msnbc contributor imogen weber and sam seder. at the end of the day, the criticism from the united sta
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